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  • Iraq’s next prime minister: What you need to know Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Haider al-Ibadi has plenty on his plate. Designated the next prime minister of Iraq, he first has to make sure incumbent Nouri al-Maliki quits.

  • Israel's Netanyahu shuns Gaza truce talks Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 5:39 AM ET

    Israel said on Sunday it would not return to ceasefire talks as long as militants in Gaza kept up cross-border rocket and mortar fire.

  • US bombs Iraq as Obama calls to prevent 'genocide' Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 6:03 AM ET

    The U.S. bombed militants marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide".

  • Gaza fighting worsens, defying truce efforts Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 5:43 AM ET

    Israel launched 20 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday and militants fired rockets, defying global efforts for an extended ceasefire.

  • US strikes ISIS artillery     Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon has confirmed there have been airstrikes in Iraq.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 8- Arab Bank Plc goes on trial next week in New York over claims that it provided material support to the Palestinian group Hamas, in what one of the plaintiffs' lawyers said is the first terrorism financing case against a bank to go to trial in the United States.

  • WASHINGTON/ ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7- President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had authorized limited U.S. airstrikes to blunt the onslaught of Islamic militants in northern Iraq and began military airdrops of humanitarian supplies to besieged religious minorities to prevent a "potential act of genocide."

  • ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7- Islamist militants surged across northern Iraq towards the capital of the Kurdish region on Thursday, sending tens of thousands of Christians fleeing for their lives, in an offensive that has alarmed the Baghdad government and world powers.

  • ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7- Islamic State militants extended their gains in northern Iraq on Thursday, seizing more towns and strengthening a foothold near the Kurdish region in an offensive that has alarmed the Baghdad government and regional powers.

  • The out-of-control country no one's talking about Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    A street market in Cidade del Este, Paraguay, is shown in this photo.

    Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.

  • Gaza ceasefire holding on second day Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:51 AM ET
    A mosque is destroyed in Gaza city during the attack of Israel's warcraft on 23 July, 2014

    A Gaza ceasefire hes held and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry linked a lifting of blockades of the devastated enclave to Hamas giving up its rocket arsenal.

  • Ten dead in Gaza school as Israel renews shelling Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a U.N.-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said.

  • Has Nigeria got an image problem? Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    A man holds a placard reading 'Bring Back Our Girls' to denounce the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants on May 13 , 2014 in Malaga.

    The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.

  • *Russia stocks tumble anew after new sanctions, on legal issues. Russia warned the moves would hamper cooperation between the two and undermine the fight against terrorism, although Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Moscow would not impose tit-for-tat measures.

  • More fighting in Gaza after rockets hit Israel Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 5:15 AM ET
    A mosque is destroyed in Gaza city during the attack of Israel's warcraft on 23 July, 2014

    A truce in the Gaza Strip has collapsed after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling.

  • Israel extends Gaza truce another four hours Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Israeli soldiers prepare their Tanks in a deployment area on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.

    It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control the coastal enclave, were also willing to prolong the ceasefire.

  • GAZA, July 25- As the United States and regional powers strive for a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants, the impoverished enclave faces a daunting recovery, such is the scale of damage after almost three weeks of fighting.

  • Terror attacks: Is Europe most at risk?     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.

  • Norway warns of 'imminent' terrorist attack     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:48 AM ET

    The Norwegian police has received information on an imminent terrorist attack. Sevincer Vedat, managing editor at The Nordic Page talks to CNBC about what is known so far.

  • Terrorism in Nigeria hitting economy: Central Bank Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    A man holds a placard reading 'Bring Back Our Girls' to denounce the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants on May 13 , 2014 in Malaga.

    Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.